[tuesday, december 11, 2012]    
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[12/11/12 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 11
Updates include: ABC rescinds "Weird Desk" series order; FOX's "Rake," "I Suck at Girls" begin casting; and Chuck Lorre lands "Mom" pilot at CBS.

[12/11/12 - 05:28 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Goes Untouched with "Monday Night Football"
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Syfy 20th Anniversary Special," Discovery's "Chopper Live: Road to Revenge" and HBO's "Mel Brooks Strikes Back!"

[12/11/12 - 05:23 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: Bravo's "Real Housewives of Atlanta" Tops Demos
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Sin City Rules," History's "Bamazon" and Lifetime's "All About Christmas Eve."

[12/11/12 - 05:18 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Tops Charts with Heisman Trophy Presentation
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Mario & Courtney's Wedding Fiesta," Comedy Central's "Gary Gulman: In This Economy" and MTV's "Underemployed."

[12/11/12 - 04:13 PM]
NBC's "The Voice" Artists Have Captured Two #1 Singles on the US iTunes Chart for the First Time in One Season
Cassadee Pope's "Stupid Boy" and Terry McDermott's "Let It Be" head the iTunes Top 10 overall singles chart.

[12/11/12 - 03:51 PM]
Hallmark Channel Moves the Premiere of "Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove" to Saturday, June 1
The pilot movie, starring Andie MacDowell and Dylan Neal, was previous slated to bow on Saturday, January 19.

[12/11/12 - 02:55 PM]
ESPN and "Monday Night Football" Win the Night
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, December 10.

[12/11/12 - 02:09 PM]
USA Is the #1 Cable Network for an Unprecedented Seventh Year in a Row
USA spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/11/12 - 01:41 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Presents "Live's Viewer's Choice 2012"
Beginning on December 12, fans can visit the show's website to view a gallery of 50 memorable moments from the past year and vote on their own top 10 favorites.

[12/11/12 - 01:13 PM]
The "44th NAACP Image Awards" Nominees Announced - Two-Hour Special Airs Live Friday, February 1 on NBC
Anthony Anderson, Niecy Nash, Yvette Nicole Brown, Garcelle Beauvais, Tyler James Williams, and Zendaya announced the categories and nominees.

[12/11/12 - 01:01 PM]
USA Delivers Five Nights of Entertainment During "WWE Week"
Highlights include commercial free installment of "WWE Smackdown" on Tuesday, December 18.

[12/11/12 - 12:53 PM]
"48 Hours: Everything to Lose" Was Saturday Night's #1 Program in Both Households and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, December 8.

[12/11/12 - 12:43 PM]
Hallmark Channel Waltzes to the Top for the 6th Consecutive Week with New "Countdown to Christmas" Premieres
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, December 8 and Sunday, December 9.

[12/11/12 - 12:07 PM]
Adult Swim's Total Day Delivery Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Network for the Week Among Adults 18-24, 18-34 & 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 3-9.

[12/11/12 - 11:43 AM]
Batter Up! TLC Takes a Big Swing with New Series "Pete Rose: Hits & Mrs."
The six-episode series premieres Monday, January 14 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[12/11/12 - 11:43 AM]
UFC on FOX 5 Viewership Increases 83%
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for Saturday, December 8.

[12/11/12 - 11:30 AM]
28th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to Air May 18 on HBO
Heart, Albert King, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Rush and Donna Summer are among this year's inductees.

[12/11/12 - 11:28 AM]
PBS' "Nova" 2013 Premieres!: Doomsday Volcanoes, Drone Technology, Earth Seen From Space & Much More
The veteran series returns Wednesday, January 2 at 9:00/8:00c with "Doomsday Volcanoes."

[12/11/12 - 11:18 AM]
Syfy's "'12 Disasters of Christmas" Becomes Channel's Most Watched Original Movie in Nearly a Year with 2.1 Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Saturday, December 8.

[12/11/12 - 11:13 AM]
ABC Family Delivers #1 Week in Prime Ever Powered by Record Pacing "25 Days of Christmas"
ABC Family spins the numbers for the week of December 3-9.

[12/11/12 - 11:07 AM]
TV One Earns Five NAACP Image Award Nominations
"Unsung," "Washington Watch with Roland Martin," "Save My Son," "Love That Girl" and "Verses and Flow" each received a nod.

[12/11/12 - 11:05 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is Up Week to Week to Finish as the #2 Syndicated Talker
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of November 26-December 2.

[12/11/12 - 11:02 AM]
Disney Channel Is TV's #1 Total Day Network for 78th Straight Week in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of December 3-9.

[12/11/12 - 10:53 AM]
William "Billy" Baldwin Fires Up a Valentine's Day Romance with Natalie Brown in "Be My Valentine," a Hallmark Channel Original World Premiere February 9
Christian Martyn and James Thomas also star in the project.

[12/11/12 - 10:38 AM]
CBS Wins Week in Viewers and Moves Into First Place in Adults 25-54 for Season
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 3-9.

[12/11/12 - 10:32 AM]
Bravo Media Ranks #1 in Adults 18-49 and 25-54 in the 9 & 10PM Hours on Sunday Night
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, December 9.

[12/11/12 - 10:32 AM]
On its First Week of Repeats, "Katie" Scores Strong Retention to Stand as the #1 New Syndie Talker
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of November 26-December 2.

[12/11/12 - 10:31 AM]
"Mob Wives" Season 3 Premieres on VH1 Sunday, January 6th, 2013
This season viewers will be introduced to a new cast member, Love Majewski.

[12/11/12 - 10:20 AM]
FOX Tops the Week Among Young Adults and Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of December 3-9.

[12/11/12 - 10:15 AM]
MTV Bids Farewell to the Beloved "Jersey Shore" Cast with a Seven Day Marathon!
The series finale is set for Thursday, December 20 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[12/11/12 - 10:03 AM]
"Dexter(R)" Shatters Records Attracting the Largest Audience Ever for a Showtime(R) Original Series
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, December 9.

[12/11/12 - 10:03 AM]
ABC Weekly Primetime Ratings - Christmas-Themed "Shark Tank" Attracts the Show's 2nd-Largest Audience
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 3-9.

[12/11/12 - 09:50 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10 for the Second Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 3-9.

[12/11/12 - 09:37 AM]
Andy Samberg to Host 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards
The 28th annual awards ceremony will air Saturday, February 23 at 10:00/9:00c on IFC.

[12/11/12 - 09:34 AM]
Travel Channel Greenlights Production on Six New Primetime Series
"All Forked Up," "Burger Land," "Digfellas," "Fortune Diggers," "Gem Hunt" and "Monumental Mysteries" are all on tap at the network.

[12/11/12 - 09:20 AM]
CBS Surges to First Monday Win of the Season in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, December 10.

[12/11/12 - 09:16 AM]
Video: New IFC.com Web Series Explores the Real-Life Characters That Inspire "Portlandia"
Kumail Nanjiani stars as the tour guide to some of the idiosyncratic real-life Portland locations and residents that serve as the show's biggest influences.

[12/11/12 - 09:16 AM]
Discovery Greenlights First Scripted Mini-Series - "Klondike" (Working Title)
The mini-series is based on Charlotte Gray's novel "Gold Diggers: Striking It Rich in the Klondike," about six strangers and their collective fight for survival and wealth in a small, frontier town.

[12/11/12 - 09:01 AM]
Spike TV's New Original Series "Car Lot Rescue" Premieres Sunday, February 10 at 10PM
The series follows auto dealership "doctor" Tom Stuker as he takes charge in bringing these once failing establishments to new heights of success.

[12/11/12 - 09:00 AM]
"The Voice" Is #1 for the Night in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, December 10.

[12/11/12 - 08:59 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Comedy Series "Girls," Created by and Starring Lena Dunham, Returns for Second Season Jan. 13, Exclusively on HBO
Guest stars this season include Andrew Rannells, Donald Glover, Chris O'Dowd, Rita Wilson, Jorma Taccone, Rosanna Arquette, Carol Kane and Patrick Wilson.

[12/11/12 - 08:56 AM]
"Lincoln" Leads with a Record Setting 13 Nominations for the 18th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards
The winners will be announced live from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Thursday, January 10 on The CW.

[12/11/12 - 08:41 AM]
ABC's "Home Edition" Surges/"Castle" Tops Year-Ago Repeat by Wide Margins
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, December 10.

[12/11/12 - 08:39 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: Full Hour of "2 Broke Girls" Puts CBS in Front
The Eye snaps NBC's season-long win streak among adults 18-49 on Monday nights.

[12/11/12 - 08:16 AM]
Comedy Central Sets 2013 Mid-Season Schedule
Newcomers include "Kroll Show," "The Jeselnik Offensive," "The Ben Show," Nathan For You" and "Inside Amy Schumer."

[12/11/12 - 08:14 AM]
Disney Channel to Present World Premiere of Hollywood Records Recording Artist Coco Jones' Music Video "Holla at the DJ"
The video will premiere during this Wednesday's airing of "Shake It Up" at 7:00/6:00c.

[12/11/12 - 08:05 AM]
ESPN Films' SEC "Storied" Series Continues with Sam Bowie Documentary
"Going Big" will premiere on Thursday, December 20 at 9:00/8:00c on ESPNU.

[12/11/12 - 07:41 AM]
TV One Announces January 2013 Premieres and Specials
Highlights include the cable channel's newest scripted comedy series "Belle's."

[12/11/12 - 06:33 AM]
NBC Is #1 for the Season's 11th Week in Adult 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 3-9.

[12/10/12 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 10
Updates include: ABC passes on "Kings of Van Nuys," again; Gary A. Randall, Timothy Scott Bogart book multiple projects; and Robert Patrick upped to regular on HBO's "True Blood."

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[10/25/16 - 01:16 PM]
Comedy Central Sets Election Night Programming
Highlights include a live one-hour telecast of "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" airing at 11:00/10:00c.

[10/25/16 - 01:00 PM]
CMT's Annual "Artists of the Year" Celebration Continues to Rise Attracting Nearly 2 Million Viewers with Ratings Soaring More Than 20%
CMT spins the numbers for Thursday, October 20.

[10/25/16 - 12:38 PM]
Showtime(R) Accelerates World Television Premiere Date for "Zero Days" to Saturday, Nov. 5 at 9PM ET/PT
As the subject continues to make headlines across the U.S and world, this film becomes more relevant and powerful documentary as viewers are being confronted by these issues in their daily lives.

[10/25/16 - 12:01 PM]
"The 2016 SNL Election Special" Revisits Unpredictable Presidential Campaign
The hour-long telecast is set to air Monday, November 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/25/16 - 11:26 AM]
Discovery Cruises Into SEMA to Find the Next Motor Monday Star
Discovery Casting will be scouting for new talent at the SEMA Auto show taking place November 1-4 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

[10/25/16 - 10:59 AM]
FYI Orders Season Five of "Married at First Sight" in Chicago
Production has already begun in Chicago, Illinois with the new season slated to air in 2017.

[10/25/16 - 10:14 AM]
TV One Joins Lexus for a Special Presentation of "Lexus Verses and Flow" Airing Wednesday, October 26 at 11 PM ET/8 PM PT
Dondré T. Whitfield hosts the special evening that blends music performances by chart-topping artists with spoken word presentations from top slam poetry artists.

[10/25/16 - 10:11 AM]
Video: Key Art and Trailer for Season Two of Original Scripted Drama, "The Art of More" Released
Returning for the new season are stars Dennis Quaid, who also serves as executive producer, Kate Bosworth, Cary Elwes and Christian Cooke.

[10/25/16 - 10:01 AM]
History's New Military Drama Series "Six" Premieres Wednesday, January 18 at 10PM ET/PT
The eight episode first season follows members of Navy SEAL Team Six, modern American warriors, whose covert mission to eliminate a Taliban leader in Afghanistan goes awry when they uncover a U.S. citizen working with terrorists.

[10/25/16 - 09:01 AM]
International Icon Lady Gaga to Perform at the "2016 American Music Awards(R)"
Lady Gaga is a nine-time American Music Award nominee and took home the win in 2010 for Favorite Female Artist - Pop/Rock.

[10/25/16 - 08:48 AM]
Bravo Media Goes Behind the Scenes of the Ultra Exclusive "Timber Creek Lodge" Premiering Monday, December 5 at 10PM ET/PT
It's all work and a lot of play at "Timber Creek Lodge," where viewers will go behind the doors of a five-star mountain retreat to see the on-and-off duty shenanigans of the resort staff working around the clock to provide the ultimate vacation experience.

[10/25/16 - 08:46 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "The Voice"
The Peacock stakes claim to the most-watched network among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/25/16 - 08:36 AM]
Jennifer Nettles to Host "CMA Country Christmas," Airing Monday, November 28, on ABC
Nettles, who is hosting the special for the seventh time this year, will release her first holiday album, "To Celebrate Christmas," October 28, on Big Machine Records.

[10/25/16 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Oy with the Poodles Already! Netflix's "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" Trailer Is Here!
"Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" launches Friday, November 25, everywhere that Netflix is available.

[10/25/16 - 07:31 AM]
BBC America Confirms Casting for Final Season of "Orphan Black"
Returning guest stars include Evelyne Brochu, Calwyn Shurgold and James Frain.